Brothers Donald Glover and Stephen Glover team up to write Disney+ Landau series, the hollywood reporter Has confirmed.
The agreement, first reported by Over the line, was made before the writers’ strike, which began in May. Justin Simien, who previously developed Landauhe left the Star Wars project before the duo signed on.
Disney announced in December 2020 that the Lucasfilm show was in the works. Donald Glover, who will star in The Serious, previously played Lando Calrissian in 2018. Alone: A Star Wars Story. While the film flopped at the box office, Glover’s performance was well received.
The smooth-talking smuggler first appeared in The Empire Strikes Backwith original Lando actor Billy Dee Williams returning for return of the jedi and the rise of skywalker.
During a recent interview with THRSimien talked about the Landau project, and said he was not sure about its future.
“The last thing they told me was that they loved it but needed to put a pin on it until they could find out everyone’s availability,” Simien said. “I haven’t investigated further, but I’m not an idiot. I am not alone in that experience. But I can’t help but wonder: ‘Am I too black? Am I too weird? And people just don’t mean that? Because I seem to develop things with these companies and they just never happen for unknown reasons.”
For his part, Donald Glover, who along with his brother has a global agreement with Amazon, has indicated that he remains interested in the project.
Said the actor in an April interview with G.Q.: “I am not interested in doing anything that is going to be a waste of time or just a paycheck. I prefer spending time with people I enjoy. It just has to be the right thing, which I think it could be. Lando is definitely someone I would like to hang out with. We are talking about it. That’s all I can say”.
—Borys Kit and Aaron Couch contributed to this story.